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Welcome to Minerva House

Located in a pleasant, rural area of Hampshire, Minerva House is a 5-bedded mews house.

We support young people aged 7 to 19 years with complex needs, including autism. 

Supporting the needs of the young people

The aim of Minerva House is to offer high quality care within a homely and caring environment. We understand that every young person is an individual and we provide tailored care plans that meet the specific educational, physical, social, intellectual, and emotional needs of the young people placed here.

Service summary

The range of services and facilities available at Minerva House includes:

  • A safe, homely and nurturing environment
  • Rated 'Good' by Ofsted
  • Accommodation comprising of 5 individual bedrooms, which the young people are encouraged to personalise
  • A range of spacious facilities, including a lounge, dining room, kitchen and purpose-built sensory room
  • A well-maintained garden where young people can grow their own flowers and vegetables
  • A dedicated, passionate and diverse staff team
  • A focus on developing daily living skills, with achievements acknowledged and praised
  • Strong links with local mainstream and specialist education provisions
  • Access to a wide range of planned on-site and community-based activities


Positive feedback

"Children make good progress through the positive relationship they have with the consistent staff team. Staff are enthusiastic and positive with the children. They provide a welcoming and homely environment." Minerva House Ofsted inspection report

"Everyone goes out of their way for my son and the team work incredibly hard for him." Parent

"One parent commented that their son was, ‘settled and thriving’ due to the ‘structure, routines and predictability’." Minerva House Ofsted inspection report

"I’m very fond of staff in the home, and my son is very fond of them too. He would be in a very different place if they hadn’t worked so hard." Parent

"I have found the placement very pro-active in their contact with myself and supporting the young person to engage within his recent assessment and care planning. The young person receives a high standard of person-centred care within the placement, focusing on supporting him to develop independence skills." Social Worker

"Parents are positive about the home and they recognise the progress their children are making." Minerva House Ofsted inspection report

"Genuinely, I feel that the team at the home are very approachable and I do feel listened to. I wouldn’t sleep at night if I thought that my son was not in good hands." Parent